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recover even more quickly. >> secretary napolitano told reporters today they had fema and the national guard on the ground in the northeast with more to come. over 75,000 survivors have applied for federal disaster assistance already and the governor has already given out $15 million in aid. more than 8.7 million liters of water are in place for victims along with 2.6 million meals. the red cross has 258 shelters open across the region. federal officials are moving generators to hospitals and nursing homes still without electricity and the department of defense is helping to air lift utility crews into affected areas to get the lights back on. in new york, officials have restored power to more than 375,000 homes and businesses. people cheered when the lights came back on, gasoline is still tough to come by with lines stretching several miles in some locations across new york and new jersey today. some locations are still without electricity. so the gas cannot be pumped. officials have reopened the port of new york allowing more supplies in including fuel tankers brinking more than 200
to listen to them. that pressure actually brought janet napolitano, secretary of national security, to the island today. here's what she said. >> we knew that staten island took a hard hit from hurricane sandy. so we want to make sure that the right resources are brought here as quickly as possible to help this community, which is so strong, recover more quickly. >> i can tell you that it's bitter cold. they have no electricity. one of the complaints is that all emphasis is on manhattan. i have a friend who's camped out in lower manhattan. they have no electricity in lower manhattan. con ed is making that emphasis to make electricity be restored. all you see is the trucks can get stuff out now that they have showed up. you don't see the utility company putting the electricity on. it is being restored in other parts. but the area hardest hit is still waiting. neil: what is remarkable is that a lot of local officials, the republican governor, a democratic president, each congratulating the other. each congratulating local officials that they are on top of it. that things are getting
are some of our most clicked stories today. another one, homeland secretary janet napolitano says the numbers show that president obama's controversial immigration program is working. napolitano says more than 3,000 young illegal immigrants applying daily for the deferred action childhood arrivals program that allows people who are now under the age of of 31 who were brought into the u.s. by their parents illegally to remain in the country for two years if they meet certain conditions with a temporary work permit. and finally, preparing for the some beapocalypse? sort of. in san diego, california, zombies and vampires are going to crash a counter terrorism summit. it will test an emergency response system in a worst case scenario. that is definitely worst case. both ronn and governor romney have tried to appeal to small business owners in stump speeches and adds but a survey is out showing that despite the presidential pitches the job creators still have a whole lot of questions. brenda buttner joins us with details. hi, brenda. >> shannon, you would think that the presidential ca
of homeland security, janet napolitano, and she explained why getting help has taken so long. >> we have been prioritizing getting generators to places like hospitals and nursing homes where the needs are greatest. places where, for example, our first responder cars need to be able to fill up with gasoline so they need pumps there, generator pumps to pump the gasoline so the fire trucks and police cars still operate. so that has been the focus for the first couple of days. >> the situation here, though, still dire. right now the death toll just on staten island alone, 20 lives, many expect that as this recovery effort continues, the death toll is only going to increase. >> david lee miller with the harsh reality on staten island tonight. the storm destroyed many businesses up and down the coast and there's no telling yet how many people are out of work as a result. but the feed to released the final monthly employment report before the storm. it shows companies added more than 170,000 jobs last month, but at the same time the unemployment rate ticked up from 7.8 to 7.9%. probably the reason,
. and so the order needs to be given. i had a conversation just yesterday with secretary napolitano and fema administrator and told them to expedite the order to get the crews in to do the removal of debris. >> the president said he wanted to make sure to get rid of red tape so are you still encounters red tape? >> up until now most federal resources have been on a search and rescue mission and that's what should have happened. the first obligation of the federal government is to save lives and make sure everybody's accounted for. as that phase windes down, the second phase in my view is restoration of power and based on the briefing i received today there needs to be a focus on that. i have called on the secretary of homeland security, the administrator of fema and others to focus on that. >> congressman steve israel, thank you so very much. good luck to the people in your district as you continue your tour. >> thank you. >> that does it for us. my colleague tamron hall has a look at what's next. hi, tamron. >> hi, andrea. we are following breaking news. president obama is now in n
napolitano, she called me when i was at a home, believe it the no a 9/11 mother who lost two sons, her home was devastated. and janet call made at time, she spoke to the mother. fema's implanted in the police emergency command center. we have fema right there doing outstanding job. right now, helping us go door-to-door to locate people that might be missing, trying to locate more fuel to come in and then also, setting up a location in suffolk county, nassau county, community college, a school in lindenhurst where people can go, it's an all-purpose center run by fema and the counties, which will provide emergency assistance, whether it's housing, whether it's aid to rebuild homes. right now the main thing is restore people's power because colder weather's coming. you have many people or senior citizens who are either living -- lost their homes or living in homes absolutely no power whatsoever. and that's having an impact, impact on gasoline. there's believe it or not, it's hard to find atm machines because the port of new york's been closed. there's a short of food new york refrigerati refri
napolitano along with fema's deputy administrator will arrive on staten island later today. three navy war ships are anchored off the northeast coast to help with the relief effort now. utility vehicles have been brought in on utility planes from the west coast to give power companies some help and some 50,000 utility workers are being deployed from across the country. new jersey secretary of state meanwhile announced thursday that military trucks are being deployed to operate as polling places on election day in communities that remain without power. amtrak will offer limited service between new york city and boston today. the new york city subway system is slowly coming back to life. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan actually started running. manhattan remains in the dark. with little mass transit folks are turning to their cars and you know what that means. lots of gas lines. they extend for miles. according to the most recent report from triple-a, of the gas stations it monitors roughly 60% of stations in new jersey and 70% on long island were closed thursday. both of new je
improve over the course of the next few days and yesterday secretary of homeland security napolitano was saying the coast guard is expediting trying to get the port moving as quickly as they can. carl, back to you. >> tom, gas rationing started in new jersey, i believe, today. how is that impacting? are the lines growing or helping things out? >> reporter: no, they're moving very well and i think if i'm not mistaken that's really town by town, melissa, unless you know something i don't. i just asked the police and the guys running the gas station here and they're not limiting people to a certain amount of fuel. you can fill up your tank. they have 30,000 gallons of gas here at midnight and the guy who runs this place says we can get more and more and more all day. they're not worried about running out here at all. do you want me to hold you a place in line? would that be helpful? >> it sounds like some savvy entrepreneur should be saving their point in line. i wouldn't be surprised if it comes to that. >> nice to have you in the neighborhood, tom. >> reporter: nice to be here, guys.
was taken off by the sites centsor. what happened to freedom of speech? joining us is judge napolitano. judge, people like to think that facebook is an all see fair it is not. it is hold by stock holders. >> we know that, many of them lostt a lot of money. but it is a private corperationn and not owned by the government . as peter knows and many people watching us. the first amendment only restrains the government. as distasteful for them to kick people off of the platform because they disagree with the political message they can do so. but there is a bright side to the story. there was an overwhelming negative response to facebook when they kicked the adand statement from the seals off . that is back on and demonstrates what a lot of us talked about. main stream media is intentionally avoiding the story and it is profound interest of the american public. when is the government lying or telling the truth and saving lives and not doing its job. >> facebook had a statement and maybe you can help us figure out what it means it was an error and apologize for inconvenience. our dedicated te
to whose most in need. i'm going to be after this update, joining governor cuomo and janet napolitano at the manhattan entrance of the hugh carey brooklyn battery tunnel. we're going to survey the damage there and discuss next step for the recovery. there are people who are now transitioning from shock to the real world of problems of how do you get water and food and we're working on those and we'll talk about that in a little while. we have found a few more deceased and once again, our r hearts go out to them. but we've got to recover for their families and make sure that the city and those they left behind have a future. today, our police officers and firefighters continue carrying out their life saving mission, going r door to door searching for those in need of help. the grim reality is that in the process, we find more victims. at this point, we know sandy took the lives of at least 37 new yorkers and let me caution everyone listening or watching that this conference as the first responders continue their rescue and recovery, the number may continue to rise. the full toll of hur
security secretary janet napolitano plans to tour the area later today. meantime homeowners in queens are trying to come to grips with all of this loss. >> everything was floating. everything is a disaster. it's gone. >> i just spent $30,000 getting my home repaired and it's all gone. >> we left here for two hours to get laundry to wash clothes to where. somebody came in a crowbar broke into the both apartments there is nothing for them to steal. >> there are people with kids. they need need diapers, clothes, coats, shoes, socks, anything at all. >> you see it on tv and happening elsewhere, you say a prayer for them. that was it. now they're praying for us. jenna: with the transit system still operating at reduces capacity this is what a lot of roads are looking like across the region. that is certainly affecting supplies getting to people that need help. millions are facing huge traffic jams trying to make it work any way that they can. jon: if the fight, the fight for fuel in new york and new jersey is any indication, things are getting desperate. damage from the storms disrupting f
judge andrew napolitan napolitano does plan on touring this. martha: when you see the devastation and it does raise questions about the campaigns and about the response and all of that, because there are a lot of areas, including the broad channel area out in queens as well where people are saying that they have not received any help so far, and they are desperately in need of it. you hear stories about people walking in with no socks, families separated, and it is a truly frightening situation. one bright spot, they say that ten red cross trucks have been able to to make it into the staten island area. there are so many people and homes in this area that it's literally taken us days to sort of get pictures of all of the places because the helicopters up and survey one neighborhood and there are ten neighborhoods behind it that they are starting to get a look at. we hear that the administration is keeping contact with the locals on the ground and we expect that would be the case, responding to this devastation from this super storm, known as sandy, and meanwhile you've got brand-n
napolitano. around 200,000 have applied since the program was passed. the new policy allows immigrants under 31 brought by parents to apply for a two-year reprieve and work permanent. >>> drones could be fighting crime in california. san francisco police showing off the technology that comes with night vision, high-def cameras. >> that's cool. >> they detect heat. they could help in search and rescue and in standoff situations saving lives. they say it could save big bucks. it costs $2,200 to rent per month. helicopters cost 1500 per mile-an-hour. >>> the drone rent rent-a-cente? >> drones are us. >> no team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win the world series. hitt will have to be made if the tigers want to win. dave briggs live from comerica park. >> detroit needs a bailout, these teams are going in opposite directions. detroit lost 6 say the world series games going back to '06. it's shocking to see the giants who won six straight postseason games. what clicked for the san francisco team? >> their pitching. they dominated the tigers and cardinals with pitching. not only the start
senator grill brand on on-- jill brandt. >> and napolitano. >> who cares, who cares, you can show your face and i'm in charge and doing this. unless there is either money or resources or coming out or magically going to get power back online i know easier said than done, your appearing there and make ago great speech and saying you're in my corner isn't going to do squat. >> they're now labeled with this, if it's success, like rudy guiliani brought us through a tough time no matter what he does, labeled that way and now their face will be associated with how it turns out. >> i tell you this, brian. you know, george w. bush got a lot of criticism katrina, doing a heck after job brownie, the idea it appeared everything was going along smoothly. we learned days after the fact that there were bodies being discovered and great discord, and bad communication, help wasn't getting readily available and power outages were much more than we were told. and this idea where they're slapping each other on the back and commending themselves for a great job it's going to come back and bite their hiney
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